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WASHINGTON, DC. US Secretary of State John Kerry hands over the “2013 Hero Acting To End Modern-Day Slavery Award” to OFW advocate Susan Ople in recognition of her outspoken advocacy on behalf of the millions of overseas Filipino workers during today’s recognition rites for this year’s Trafficking in Persons Hero Awardees held at the Benajim Franklin Room at the US Department of State. Kerry commended Ople for her work in fighting human trafficking and in providing legal as well as reintegration assistance to its victims.